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zz2018-1 - FLL Coaches Training Workshop (UTD), June 20-21

This workshop is for coaches/mentors (adults).

Calling all FIRST LEGO League coaches, mentors, and educators! Come brush up on your knowledge & skills during the summer break and hear proven tips for improving team performance. This is a "hands on" workshop where attendees get experience building and programming LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots. Sessions are facilitated by Dr. Patrick Michaud, renowned FIRST coach with several world-ranked teams.

This workshop will consist of four half-day sessions; each session is $30 (thus $120 to attend all four). We will provide robot materials and computers to use during the workshop. (Lunch is not provided, but there are many on-campus options for lunch, and we have refrigerator/microwave for those who wish to bring lunch.)

This workshop will be held on the UTD campus.

Sessions for this workshop are:

June 20 (9a-noon): Intro to FLL and Robot Build
– Introduction to FLL and season overview
– LEGO Mindstorms components
– Basic robot building concepts
– Assemble and test prototype robot

June 20 (1p-4p): Beginning FLL Programming
– Introduce Mindstorms EV3 software
– Robot navigation concepts
– Sensors for detecting lines, borders, colors
– Creating “My Blocks”

June 21 (9a-noon): Chassis, Attachments, Programming
– Review common game challenges
– Intermediate robot building principles
– Techniques for more competitive robots
– Common attachment types and features
– Intermediate programming: My Blocks, loop and sensor blocks, gyro-based navigation

June 21 (1p-4p): Programming and Tournament Prep
– Programming: line following, testing
– Tournament overview
– Tips for improving success in Core Values, Project, and Robot Design judging

Each session is $30 -- add this workshop to your cart and then select the session(s) you would like to attend. For more information, email patrick.michaud@utdallas.edu .

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